Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

Pick a challenge, fire up Vim, and show us what you got.

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$ gem install vimgolf
$ vimgolf setup
$ vimgolf put [challenge ID]

Played Challenges

V to the i - 4596 entries

Input is 99 V's. Output is 100 i's.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Position: #187 / 1837
  • Number of attempts: 3
Just the middle - 11074 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Position: #215 / 4088
  • Number of attempts: 2
Basic renumbering - 5393 entries

Renumbering Basic.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #341 / 1218
  • Number of attempts: 11
Interleave lines - 127 entries

This is some kind of « paste -d'\n' c b a ». There are many ways to achieve this.. just find the shortest!

  • Best score: 17
  • Best player score: 73
  • Position: #52 / 53
  • Number of attempts: 1
Logging with key - 282 entries

Sometimes it is better to log with meaningful key

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 21
  • Position: #12 / 81
  • Number of attempts: 6
Space out the alphabet - 1542 entries

Put 3 spaces between adjacent letters.

  • Best score: 15
  • Best player score: 15
  • Position: #21 / 421
  • Number of attempts: 9
Fix the XML - 934 entries

The challenge consists in having a valid xml from an incomplete source.

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 18
  • Position: #11 / 273
  • Number of attempts: 7
Mute the second method of this script - 427 entries

prepend a # infront of every line of the second method

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Position: #71 / 227
  • Number of attempts: 4
I forgot quotes - 15639 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Position: #144 / 4095
  • Number of attempts: 4
-a-b-c- - 3077 entries

Put hyphens everywhere.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 13
  • Position: #85 / 1099
  • Number of attempts: 3
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10507 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Position: #679 / 3626
  • Number of attempts: 3
Words in parens - 12677 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 14
  • Position: #515 / 3903
  • Number of attempts: 3
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